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LG BH16NS55
87
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
94
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Popularity
Quite Popular
82
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Age
4 Years Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and top of the range tray loading internal cd (re)writer.
Features We Love:
Fast CD-R write speed (48x)
Fast read speed (CD) (48x)
Disc-at-once (DAO)
Session-at-once (SAO)
Track-at-once (TAO)
48x
CD-R WRITE
48x
CD READ SPEED
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There is a 90% chance that the price of the LG BH16NS55 will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will drop by up to £9 over this period.

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With excellent features and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the LG BH16NS55 number 6 in internal optical drives and number 9 across all optical disc drives.

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Kagoo Score
87
Brand Rating
95
Features
83
Value for Money
79
Age

86

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 86?

LG is an excellent cd (re)writer brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cd writers are available.
This optical disc drive has some great features:
Fast CD-R write speed
Fast read speed (CD)
Has a disc-at-once (DAO)
Has a session-at-once (SAO)

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each optical disc drive by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the optical disc drive is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec optical disc drives come to market, the older optical disc drives will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Fast CD-R write speed
Fast read speed (CD)
Has a disc-at-once (DAO)
Has a session-at-once (SAO)
Has a track-at-once (TAO)
Fast Write speed (DVD+R)
Fast DVD-R write speed
Fast DVD-R read speed
Fast DVD-R double layer read speed
Fast CD write speed
Fast DVD-ROM read speed
Fast DVD-R double layer write speed
Fast DVD+R read speed
Fast CD-R Write Speed
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The slowest CD-R write speed of dvd burners is 24x, the fastest is 48x, and the average CD-R write speed is 31x. The CD-R write speed of the BH16NS55 of 48x is faster than average when compared to most other optical disc drives. It is faster than 87% of all optical disc drives when ranked by this feature.

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Fast Read Speed (CD)
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Across all the cd writers the read speeds (CD) range from 10x to 48x, and the average read speed (CD) is 29x. The LG BH16NS55's read speed (CD) of 48x is faster than average when compared to most other optical disc drives. It is in the fastest 17% of all optical disc drives when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Disc-At-Once (DAO)
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The BH16NS55 has a disc-at-once (DAO), which is unusual. 86% of optical disc drives do not have a disc-at-once (DAO).

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Has a Session-At-Once (SAO)
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The LG BH16NS55 has a session-at-once (SAO), which is unusual. 86% of dvd (re)writers do not have a session-at-once (SAO).

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Has a Track-At-Once (TAO)
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The LG BH16NS55 has a track-at-once (TAO), which is unusual. 86% of dvd (re)writers do not have a track-at-once (TAO).

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Fast Write Speed (DVD+R)

The slowest Write speed (DVD+R) of optical disc drives is 6x, the fastest is 48x, and the average Write speed (DVD+R) is 11x. The Write speed (DVD+R) of the LG BH16NS55 of 16x is in the fastest 20% of all optical disc drives when sorted by this feature.

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Fast DVD-R Write Speed

Across all the cd writers the DVD-R write speeds range from 6x to 24x, and the average DVD-R write speed is 11x. The BH16NS55's DVD-R write speed of 16x is in the fastest 17% of all optical disc drives when sorted by this feature.

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Fast DVD-R Read Speed

The DVD-R read speed of the BH16NS55 of 16x is faster than average when compared to most other optical disc drives. It is in the fastest 20% of all optical disc drives when ordered by this feature. The DVD-R read speeds of optical disc drives range from 8x to 18x, and the average DVD-R read speed is 10x.

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Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The BH16NS55's DVD-R double layer read speed of 12x is faster than 80% of all optical disc drives when ranked by this feature. The slowest DVD-R double layer read speed of optical disc drives is 6x, the fastest is 12x, and the average DVD-R double layer read speed is 8.7x.

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Fast CD Write Speed

The BH16NS55's CD write speed of 48x is faster than average when compared to most other optical disc drives. It is in the fastest 12% of all cd burners when ranked by this feature. Cd burners have CD write speeds of between 16x and 48x, and the average CD write speed is 29x.

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Fast DVD-ROM Read Speed

The average DVD-ROM read speed of all optical disc drives is 10x, with the slowest being 8x and the fastest being 18x. The BH16NS55's DVD-ROM read speed of 16x is faster than average when compared to most other dvd burners. It is faster than 86% of all cd (re)writers when sorted by this feature.

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Fast DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed

The DVD-R double layer write speeds of dvd rewriters range from 4x to 12x, and the average DVD-R double layer write speed is 6.6x. The DVD-R double layer write speed of the BH16NS55 of 8x is faster than average when compared to most other cd (re)writers. It is in the fastest 23% of all dvd (re)writers when ordered by this feature.

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Fast DVD+R Read Speed

The DVD+R read speed of the BH16NS55 of 16x is faster than 85% of all dvd rewriters when ranked by this feature. The DVD+R read speeds of dvd (re)writers range from 8x to 18x, and the average DVD+R read speed is 10x.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. An optical disc drive with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the LG BH16NS55, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This optical disc drive is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Retro Technology - 062 - CD Drive
LG BH16NS55
Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

Whilst the product is more expensive than 81% of dvd (re)writers, it has excellent features but is over 6 months old and at £81.38 it appears to be great value for money overall.

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Value for Money of Similar Optical Disc Drives

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LG BH16NS55 Release Date

November 2015

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When Are Most New LG Dvd Burners Released?

We looked at the release dates for new LG dvd burners over the last 3 years, but couldn't see any evident trend.

In 2018 most new LG cd burners were released in November, with one new LG cd burners released that month. The biggest month in 2017 for new LG dvd (re)writer releases was April, with two new LG cd burners released that month. Three new LG cd (re)writers were released in February 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new LG dvd writer releases.

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How Fast Do LG Dvd Writer Prices Drop After Release?

LG optical disc drives tend to depreciate faster than most dvd burners.

Most dvd burners drop in price by 10% in the first 6 months after release. On average, in the first 6 months after release, LG dvd rewriters drop in price by 32%.

That means a saving of £5 on a typical £15 new LG dvd writer if you wait 6 months before buying.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the LG BH16NS55

QWhat is the disc loading type of the LG BH16NS55?
AThe LG BH16NS55 has a tray disc loading type.
QWhat is the type of the LG BH16NS55?
AThe LG BH16NS55 is an internal optical disc drive.
QWhat is the optical drive type of the LG BH16NS55?
AThe LG BH16NS55 has a blu-ray optical drive type.
QWhat available colours does the LG BH16NS55 have?
AThe LG BH16NS55 has a black colour.
QWhat interfaces does the LG BH16NS55 have?
AThe LG BH16NS55 has a serial interface.
QWhat is the CD-R write speed of the LG BH16NS55?
AThe LG BH16NS55 has a CD-R write speed of 48 CD-speeds.
QWhat is the read speed (CD) of the LG BH16NS55?
AThe LG BH16NS55 has a read speed (CD) of 48 CD-speeds.
QDoes the LG BH16NS55 have a track-at-once (TAO)?
AYes, the LG BH16NS55 has a track-at-once (TAO).
QDoes the LG BH16NS55 have a disc-at-once (DAO)?
AYes, the LG BH16NS55 has a disc-at-once (DAO).
QDoes the LG BH16NS55 have a session-at-once (SAO)?
AYes, the LG BH16NS55 has a session-at-once (SAO).
Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the LG BH16NS55. However we have checked the rating of all LG optical disc drives and the average score is 94.1%.

LG BH16NS55 Specification

Key Features
Disc Loading Type
Type
Optical Drive Type
Design
Mounting
Colour
Performance
Drive Device, Buffer Size
Interface
Disc Types Supported
Purpose
Writing Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
CD-R Write Speed
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
Write Speed (DVD+R)
BD-RE Rewrite Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
BD-R Dual Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
BD-R Write Speed
BD-RE Write Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
Reading Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
BD-ROM Read Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-R Read Speed
BD-RE Read Speed
DVD-ROM Read Speed
CD-ROM Read Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
BD-R Dual Layer Read Speed
BD-R Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
Read Speed (CD)
Access Time
BD-ROM Average Random Access Time
DVD-RAM Access Time
CD-ROM Drive Average Random Access Time
DVD Drive Average Random Access Time
Record Modes
Random Write
Track-At-Once (TAO)
Sequential Writing
Disc-At-Once (DAO)
Session-At-Once (SAO)
Over-Burn Writing
Packet Writing
System Requirements
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

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Barcodes

 04016139067780,  06097202882576,  08592978048884,  08592978053178,  08806087529241,  08806087557213,  08806087557220,  08809484672206

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LG BH16NS55
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